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WTB Wolverine Tire

“this isnt a wet tire....”

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The Good: idk, i have only been able to ride the wet this winter... Cali has been raining exceptionally alot in the past couple months and the dirt hasnt been dry enough to see any good things.

The Bad: NOT for rainy riding...fact. even 2 days after. i use it as a back tire, maybe that might be it, but it is way too low of profile to ride in wet dirt/mud.

Overall Review: Only for dry hardpack. not for rocks, mud, or slippery conditions.

Truvativ Holzfeller OCT 1.1 DH Crank

“Great Part”

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The Good: Lightweight, Inexpensive(compared to other hollow cranks), looks good

The Bad: Not a very good finish, machine work isn't flawless. Then again neither am I. However I am not selling myself.

Overall Review: Definitely worth the investment.

Transition Bottlerocket Frame

“Awesome Frame”

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The Good: Simple design, very strong, can be used for anything from DJ to slopestyle to trail riding to light DH, very flickable, awesome value for the money, great company to back it up.

The Bad: It's just the frame.

Overall Review: Definitely worth the money

Five Ten Impact Sam Hill 2 Flat Pedal Shoe

“Run a little big”

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The Good: Super sticky, stiff, good looking

The Bad: Run a little big

Overall Review: I have a set of the five-ten impacts, the same design this is based off of, and they are size 13 and my toes are to the end. I am a size 14 most of the time. I bought the size 13 for the impacts b/c I wanted a tighter shoe to ride in and two that was the biggest size they had. So I bought the Sam Hill version in a size 13 and they are a size larger than the impacts. This is perfect for walking around in but give a little more room for my foot to move around in while riding. I guess the importance of this info is if you are ordering online and cant try the shoes on.

Superco Charger Hardtail Frame

“AMAZING!!!”

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The Good: This is my fifth DJ frame, and as Von said, it will probably be my last. Hands down, if you match the Match this frame with a light and lowered fork, it is the best handling Dirt Jumper ever! If you need to know anything about building the bike, Doc has all the answers. It was a pleasure dealing Doc and the Go-Ride Crew.

The Bad: The worst thing about this bike is not being able to ride it every day.

Overall Review: I purchased this frame without ever riding it, I based my decision based on reviews like this, the personal attention I received from Doc, the perfect geometry, and the sexy look of the bike. It was the best bike purchase I have ever made.

Morewood Bicycles Makulu Frame

“Morewood Makulu”

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The Good: This bike is incredible. fast, stable, reactive, smooth, pedals well.

The Bad: sticker decals are sorta weak on a $3k frame

Overall Review: I have ridden a lot of downhill bikes as a manager of a high end mountain bike shop, from all the big players (trek, specialized, commencal, yeti etc). the makulu is legitimately the cream of the crop. It corners perfectly, pedals like a 6" trail bike, is totally smooth in the heavy chop yet super reactive when you need it. truly an incredible bike. it does everything as well as you could ever guess. so so much fun. folks always want the "latest and greatest" suspension designs, headtube angles, etc, and while the makulu does not re-invent the wheel with ultra progressive designs, its perforamance and all around high ride Read More »

FOX DHX RC4 Rear Shock

“One of the best I've used”

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The Good: Provides the classic Fox feel that most have come to know and love. It eats up the big hits and minimizes the small ones. My DH bike tracks very nicely thanks to this shock.

The Bad: Difficult to adjust bottom out without a tool.

Overall Review: Can't go wrong with anything made by Fox.